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Dr. John Armitage
Chair, Department of Physics
Carleton University

Introduction to Photonics & Lasers (Fee: CAN$ 595.00+GST/US$ 455.00)

Hands-on Workshop on Photonics (Fee: CAN$ 595.00/US$ 455.00)
Dr. Armitage has been teaching Physics at Carleton University for the last 18 years, and for the last 5 of those, he has been Chair of the Department. He received the Faculty of Science Teaching Award in 1999 and the University Teaching Achievement Award in the same year. He is on the Executive Board of the Ottawa Photonics Cluster and the Joint Photonics Project Team overseeing the Algonquin-Niagara Photonics Project.

Dr. Armitage received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Manchester England in the field of Experimental High Energy Particle Physics and has published over 60 refereed journal articles in that area. He received Carleton University Research Achievement Award in 1994 and is currently working on a multinational collaboration: the Atlas experiment. Dr. Armitage is leading Carleton University’s new area in Photonics.